This beautiful,small Japanese enameled teapot is signed under the lid
Kutani Shoza(1816-1883),probably one of the best known 19thC Japanese potters.This wonderful teapot is enameled with two beautiful floral windows and one window showing a finely detailed riverscape.The handle was made of old rattan&bamboo and adds to the character of the pot.
Condition:Perfect. Circa:Early Meiji Period
(1868-1880).Size:4 3/4"high(including handle)
x4 3/4"(from end of spout to end of teapot)
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This beautiful Japanese vase in the shape of
an old silk purse is finely painted with large chrysanthemum flowers in a floral setting that shows a very detailed blue bird in flight.The base is signed Fukagawa Sei,meaning made by Fukagawa,beneath the company trademark of Mount Fuji.
Size:3 3/4"high x 4"dia.top.
An elegant and well painted large Imari bowl probably from the late Edo period(1800-1868)
The inside of the bowl is covered in an array
of superb designs and colors displaying the Imari palette of greens,reds,golds,blues and rusts.The outside with a beautiful and decorative cobalt blue design bordered in a
fine gold trim with two outstanding fan-shaped decorations at each end,all above a
blue lappet border around the base.The condition is excellent with minor wear due to handling.Circa:Late ...click for details